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English noun: trumpet

1. trumpet (artifact) a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves


Synonymscornet, horn, trump


Broader (hypernym)brass, brass instrument


Narrower (hyponym)serpent


English verb: trumpet

1. trumpet (communication) proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet


SamplesLiberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)exclaim, proclaim, promulgate

2. trumpet (creation) play or blow on the trumpet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)play


Entailblow


Domain categorymusic

3. trumpet (communication) utter in trumpet-like sounds


SamplesElephants are trumpeting.


ExamplesThe birds trumpet in the woods , The woods trumpet with many kinds of birds


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter









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